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Late Czech Republic Leader Lies in State

Posted December 21st, 2011 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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Flags flew at half staff as the body of former Czech president Vaclav Havel was taken to Prague Castle, where he will lie in state ahead of his funeral on Friday. Thousands of people lined the streets of old town Prague as the late president’s body was transported to the castle. Many people applauded as […]

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Vaclav Havel Dies at Age 75

Posted December 18th, 2011 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Former Czech President Vaclav Havel, the dissident playwright who led the peaceful revolution that toppled communism in the former Czechoslovakia, has died. He was 75. A spokeswoman said Mr. Havel died in his sleep early Sunday at his weekend house in the northern Czech Republic with his wife and a nun at his side. A […]

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Vaclav Havel Dies at Age 75

Posted December 18th, 2011 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Former Czech President Vaclav Havel, the dissident playwright who led the peaceful revolution that toppled communism in the former Czechoslovakia, has died. He was 75. A spokeswoman said Mr. Havel died in his sleep early Sunday at his weekend house in the northern Czech Republic with his wife and a nun at his side. A […]

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Vaclav Havel Dies at Age 75

Posted December 18th, 2011 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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Former Czech President Vaclav Havel, the dissident playwright who led the peaceful revolution that toppled communism in the former Czechoslovakia, has died. He was 75. A spokeswoman said Mr. Havel died in his sleep early Sunday at his weekend house in the northern Czech Republic with his wife and a nun at his side. A […]

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Vaclav Havel Dies at Age 75

Posted December 18th, 2011 at 7:55 am (UTC-5)
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Vaclav Havel, the dissident playwright and former Czech president has died at the age of 75. Mr. Havel was his country’s first democratically elected president after the non-violent “Velvet Revolution” that ended four decades of repression. As president, he oversaw Czechoslovakia’s transition to democracy and the free-market economy, as well as its peaceful 1993 breakup […]

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